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It's Getting Better All the Time: 100 Greatest Trends Of The Last 100 Years
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|October 17, 2000

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There has been more material progress in the United States in the 20th Century than in the entire world in all previous centuries combined.
Transracial Adoptees and Their Families: A Study of Identity and Commitment
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|January 19, 1987

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"Transracial adoption is a controversial area of research and practice in child welfare. The authors, a sociologist and a social worker, have contributed much to its understanding through a series of studies that began in 1972 of white families that have adopted…
Women in the Military
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|April 24, 2018

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The role, status, and treatment of women is one of the major issues confronting the military today. This volume provides a range of perspectives on the magnitude of concerns, the sources of problems, how issues might best be addressed, and the future for women in…
Abortion: Statutes, Policies, and Public Attitudes the World Over
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|September 30, 1998

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Abortion is one of the most compelling public policy issues facing government and the public in the United States today. Most societies have enacted laws and statutes regarding abortion, and most societies have strong feelings regarding birth control and…
Rabbis, Lawyers, Immigrants, Thieves: Exploring Women's Roles

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Simon explores the diverse and changing roles of women over twenty-five years. Part I includes several chapters that examine the experiences and performances of women in various traditionally male-dominated professional roles: as scholars, attorneys, corrections…
The Ambivalent Welcome: Print Media, Public Opinion and Immigration
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|February 28, 1993

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The Ambivalent Welcome describes how leading magazines and the New York Times covered and interpreted U.S. immigration policy, and public attitudes about the impact of immigrants on the American economy and social fabric. Rita J. Simon and Susan H. Alexander…
Adoption, Race, and Identity: From Infancy Through Adolescence

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Adoption, Race, and Identity examines the innovative placement of nonwhite (predominantly black) adoptees with white parents. In addition to reviewing recent court decisions involving race as a factor in child custody, authors Rita Simon and Howard Altstein…
Women's Movements in America: Their Successes, Disappointments, and Aspirations
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|August 13, 1991

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This work is a survey of the efforts through which women have changed their place in American society from the nation's founding to the present. Examining the historical struggle for suffrage, legal and property rights, and rights in the work place, the authors…
The Insanity Defense: A Critical Assessment of Law and Policy in the Post-Hinckley Era

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No area of criminal law has been the subject of more controversy than the insanity defense. The Insanity Defense is a clear assessment of this issue as it exists in the 1980s. It provides the reader with a basis for understanding and evaluating the legislative…
Continuity and Change: A Study of two Ethnic Communities in Israel

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In this detailed 1978 study, Professor Rita J. Simon examines two significant ethnic communities in Israel: one of ultra-Orthodox Jews, and the other of Israeli Arabs. The Jews form a tiny but cohesive group with a strong sense of pride in their heritage and…